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Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 11:43
Replies: 115
Views: 3,454
Posted By Dunny
The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the...

The same can be said of AMD vs Intel - if the 68080 is "emulating" the 68k, then the 68060 must also be emulating a 68k... and by extension, AMD CPUs are also emulating the Intel chips.

Since...
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 02:11
Replies: 115
Views: 3,454
Posted By Dunny
An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you...

An FPGA has a mutable system that lets you construct the gates and transistors in a CPU without having to commit it to silicon in the same way as a regular CPU. I'm having difficulty seeing where...
Forum: project.EAB File Server Yesterday, 00:54
Replies: 2,164
Sticky: EAB File Server
Views: 702,673
Posted By Dunny
I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours...

I'd be Ok with kicking them off after 12 hours tbh. Or after each file they have downloaded completes.
Forum: Amiga scene Yesterday, 00:51
Replies: 115
Views: 3,454
Posted By Dunny
I always understood emulation to be a piece of...

I always understood emulation to be a piece of software that executes code from another architecture by translating instructions from that software into instructions for the host to execute, trapping...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 19 September 2018, 11:57
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
Is WinUAE useless without any of the official...

Is WinUAE useless without any of the official kickstart images or any ADF images?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 18 September 2018, 17:29
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By Dunny
Lotus 2, no contest for me.

Lotus 2, no contest for me.
Forum: OT - Technical 17 September 2018, 16:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Dunny
Nope, it's a technique used quite often to fix...

Nope, it's a technique used quite often to fix bad solder joints and such - reflow the solder by baking the whole thing. Of course, the card will eventually die but this can give it a few months of...
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 11:53
Replies: 299
Views: 42,099
Posted By Dunny
It's really, really slow on my unexpanded A1200....

It's really, really slow on my unexpanded A1200. Major fail.
Forum: News 15 September 2018, 10:29
Replies: 299
Views: 42,099
Posted By Dunny
Personally, I'm hoping that this will continue to...

Personally, I'm hoping that this will continue to evolve over time and completely surpass 3.9 and AFA-OS, both being the worst, most bloated and glacial OS the Amiga has ever had inflicted upon it. ...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2018, 12:46
Replies: 77
Views: 3,062
Posted By Dunny
But that's what 18 year old boys do, isn't it?...

But that's what 18 year old boys do, isn't it? They go for form over function, as they say. A flashy fast car despite it being pointless in a country where they have speed limits. In relationships...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 14 September 2018, 11:05
Replies: 77
Views: 3,062
Posted By Dunny
I think that 18 year old kids are, ironically...

I think that 18 year old kids are, ironically enough, too immature to properly appreciate games that look like they're made for kids.
Forum: News 13 September 2018, 15:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Dunny
Everything looks quite stretched, also: ...

Everything looks quite stretched, also:

Havie's version:

http://www.lemonamiga.com/games/screenshots/full/dino_runner_02.png

And the Chrome version:
...
Forum: News 13 September 2018, 01:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,844
Posted By Dunny
Do you also have the cake and party hat/balloons?

Do you also have the cake and party hat/balloons?
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 12 September 2018, 13:15
Replies: 77
Views: 3,062
Posted By Dunny
I too found Doom to be pretty juvenile back in...

I too found Doom to be pretty juvenile back in the day. I didn't play Sonic until I was 20, and loved the hell out of it. Mario games continues to astound with awesome gameplay.

Doom 2016 is a...
Forum: support.Games 12 September 2018, 13:03
Replies: 32
Views: 922
Posted By Dunny
I know I'm gonna be that guy, but please don't...

I know I'm gonna be that guy, but please don't refer to floppy disk images as "ROMs" - they're not. ROM has a specific use case.

Many thanks.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 September 2018, 15:54
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
As long as no IP is distributed (such as BIOS or...

As long as no IP is distributed (such as BIOS or system ROMs) with the emulator then there's nothing they can do about it.
Forum: project.MAGE 08 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 1,205
Views: 98,750
Posted By Dunny
Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is...

Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is instant (as expected due to OS caching) but on first run after a reboot, it can take some seconds to start. I'm not complaining, not at all.

And...
Forum: support.WinUAE 08 September 2018, 11:32
Replies: 29
Views: 738
Posted By Dunny
Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is...

Yes, both boxes ticked. Second run of WinUAE is instant (as expected due to OS caching) but on first run after a reboot, it can take some seconds to start. I'm not complaining, not at all.

And...
Forum: project.MAGE 07 September 2018, 17:45
Replies: 1,205
Views: 98,750
Posted By Dunny
Running from internal SSD on Intel Core i7-7820HK...

Running from internal SSD on Intel Core i7-7820HK @2.9GHz with 16GB RAM:

Uncached configs (complete DamienD set): 38 seconds to start.
Cached: 7 seconds.

I can live with that, but damn it...
Forum: project.MAGE 07 September 2018, 11:27
Replies: 1,205
Views: 98,750
Posted By Dunny
DamienD: Might be worth asking Toni if he would...

DamienD: Might be worth asking Toni if he would change the way that WinUAE manages configs. A fix might possibly be a button that enumerates configurations and stores their filenames in a settings...
Forum: support.FS-UAE 27 August 2018, 00:54
Replies: 38
Views: 4,313
Posted By Dunny
It's completely live. Installing to HDD is not...

It's completely live. Installing to HDD is not particularly easy if you're unfamiliar with Linux.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 23:59
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
Okay, so previous generations to the Wii were not...

Okay, so previous generations to the Wii were not terribly underpowered - but that just underlines my point that even though it was seriously underpowered compared to the competition, the Wii still...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 August 2018, 13:48
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
Well, the switch version of Sonic appears to be...

Well, the switch version of Sonic appears to be pretty much identical to the PC version so there's that. And of course I can play it on the bus or train... Can't do that with a PS4. Nor with a Wii-U...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 21:07
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
Well the games are a matter of opinion I suppose....

Well the games are a matter of opinion I suppose. For me, I've been loving Zelda, Mario, MarioKart, Gungeon, Sonic and a few others and have had nothing but good times with it since I bought it.
...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 15 August 2018, 10:54
Replies: 102
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dunny
To be fair, the Switch is decidedly not shitty...

To be fair, the Switch is decidedly not shitty and there are some absolutely fantastic games available for it.
Forum: Coders. General 11 August 2018, 17:51
Replies: 61
Views: 12,598
Posted By Dunny
@Rothers: Not on AMOS, no - I moved away from...

@Rothers: Not on AMOS, no - I moved away from AMOS around the time the Doom clones came out, and was on the PC by then.

I have since however made a Doom clone in BASIC - but it's my own BASIC...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 July 2018, 16:05
Replies: 49
Views: 2,320
Posted By Dunny
Well, using windows controls and Windows API in...

Well, using windows controls and Windows API in your code doesn't usually translate well to a mac, especially when your job requires you to code in a specific language. So when we update our code in...
Forum: OT - Technical 27 July 2018, 11:58
Replies: 49
Views: 2,320
Posted By Dunny
I have a 2015 MBP, and that does me nicely. Well,...

I have a 2015 MBP, and that does me nicely. Well, when I need to use a mac, that is. Coding for MacOS is a right PITA and I much prefer Windows. I avoid the mac where I can get away with it.
Forum: project.Amiga Game Factory 24 July 2018, 10:46
Replies: 77
Views: 5,994
Posted By Dunny
Love it! It's always nice to see female...

Love it! It's always nice to see female protagonists and their armour in games.
Forum: support.FS-UAE 20 July 2018, 21:18
Replies: 1,250
Views: 287,779
Posted By Dunny
He was on the FS-UAE Discord server a few days...

He was on the FS-UAE Discord server a few days ago. He's just busy is all.
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 11 July 2018, 23:05
Replies: 1,260
Views: 304,322
Posted By Dunny
Yes, was the first thing I tried. It's no big...

Yes, was the first thing I tried. It's no big deal as I run Amilator now, which runs very well indeed delivering a blisteringly fast Amiga with enormous compatibility.
Forum: project.Green Amiga Alien GUIDES 11 July 2018, 01:28
Replies: 1,260
Views: 304,322
Posted By Dunny
I stopped using it because it wouldn't run on any...

I stopped using it because it wouldn't run on any of my PCs (and I have a LOT of them). Always the bouncing ball, never a workbench.

As for the legality of using it - I couldn't give much of a...
Forum: project.MAGE 10 July 2018, 02:15
Replies: 1,205
Views: 98,750
Posted By Dunny
TOSEC is a way to catalogue all the old games and...

TOSEC is a way to catalogue all the old games and apps. They store the checksums of disks and stuff so you can check which games you have against their database, and they also rename the files so you...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 09 July 2018, 21:12
Replies: 335
Views: 37,074
Posted By Dunny
Actually, SEGA have historically been very...

Actually, SEGA have historically been very generous with their I.P, for example with fan-made recreations and mods of their Sonic franchise. It would be worth at least enquiring.
Forum: Coders. General 09 July 2018, 13:28
Replies: 587
Views: 45,629
Posted By Dunny
Indeed. I used to use the trapdoor to store cash,...

Indeed. I used to use the trapdoor to store cash, for example that I didn't want anyone to find. I suspect there may have been other things one could hide in there.
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2018, 13:27
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Dunny
So there were no improvements in 2.1? I had a 2.1...

So there were no improvements in 2.1? I had a 2.1 registered pack back in the day so it was definitely a thing. Wish I still had all my old disks, I had it backed up too.
Forum: support.Apps 09 July 2018, 00:58
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Dunny
As Thomas says, only 2.0 is registered. There are...

As Thomas says, only 2.0 is registered. There are no copies of 2.1 registered floating around the web as far as I know.
Forum: support.Games 06 July 2018, 14:32
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Dunny
There's a lift - just walk onto it.

There's a lift - just walk onto it.
Forum: Coders. General 04 July 2018, 10:27
Replies: 587
Views: 45,629
Posted By Dunny
Because it's really not worth it unless you're...

Because it's really not worth it unless you're pretty much a hobbyist? I mean, the Amiga market is pretty limited after all, what with it being a dead platform.

Let's see... I think that I would...
Forum: support.Games 02 July 2018, 14:49
Replies: 18
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dunny
Can't say I found any software that was...

Can't say I found any software that was incompatible with my Blizzard 1230-IV tbh. Apart from the usual kickstart version issues, that is, and I'd been having those way back on the A1000 when I...
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